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Chrysopolis - Birrificio Del Ducato

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 5.88%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Del Ducato visit their website

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: JAHMUR on 02-07-2014)
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3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy, bright golden orange color with yellowish-mango hues. Completely still with just a few bubbles rising to the surface. No head or lace to speak of. Nice color but the lack of any foam/head/visible carbonation is disappointing.

Musty, earthy aroma with lactic funk and dry oak countered by light fruit esters and white wine character. Sweaty with cobwebs, damp earth, cheesy funk and a very subtle acetic acid presence. Strong barrel presence in the nose with prominent char and vinous fruit/white wine notes. The oak never becomes overpowering with the sweeter wine, grape and lighter fruit notes balancing things out. Nice balance of funky bugs, estery yeast, acetic acid and barrel. Smells sort of like a gueuze/wine barrel aged American wild ale hybrid.

Medium body that's fuller than expected with a decent amount of soft carbonation which is surprising given how still this beer pours. Tart and slightly puckering but not as sour/funky as the aroma suggests. Some must and lactic funk along with acetic vinegar sweetness that lingers over the oak and sweet vinous notes without becoming unpleasant or solvent-like. The barrel notes really stand out with a decent amount of charred oak and subtle toothpick flavor. Aggressive white wine presence with light grape and vinous fruit complimented by bready yeast and estery apple and pear sweetness. Not overly complex but this beer is light, well balanced and surprisingly drinkable. Again, it kind of reminds me of a blend of 2/3 part white wine BA American wild ale and 1/3 part Belgian gueuze. Enjoyable but I probably wouldn't buy it again because of the high price point.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 06:48:01 | More by corby112
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Chrysopolis from Birrificio Del Ducato
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.